First Five Fest

SPECIAL EVENT

First Five Fest

Date: Saturday, August 31 (12–10 pm) & Sunday, September 1 (12–6 pm)
Galleries: Saturday, 10 am–8 pm & Sunday, 10 am–6 pm
RAIN OR SHINE
Price: FREE

You’re invited to our fifth birthday bash! We’re throwing a party to commemorate five years since we opened our doors and began our quest to connect cultures. In the spirit of that mission, we proudly bring you an exciting range of cross-cultural music, along with a food fair, family art activities, dance classes, an artisan market, and free admission to our galleries. 

Birthday Cake

  • Celebrate our fifth anniversary with dessert! (Sat & Sun, 12:30–1:30)

Fun Zone:

  • Games, face-painting, and balloon animals (Sat & Sun, 12–4 pm)
  • Magic Show (Sat & Sun, 1:30 pm and 3 pm)

Family Art Activities:

  • Create two art pieces in our Education Centre (Sat & Sun, 12–6 pm)
  • Roaming Arts Cart (Sat & Sun, 12–6 pm)
  • Calligraphy Table (Sat & Sun, 12–6 pm)

 

Live Music (see artist details here)

SATURDAY | 12–10 pm
Amely Zhou - 12, 1, & 3 pm
Kathak Dance with Bageshree Vaze - 2 pm
Fethi Nadjem Ensemble - 2:45 pm 
Han Han - 4 pm
TEKE::TEKE - 5:15 pm
Moskitto Bar - 6:30 pm
Sanskriti Arts: Bhangra Open Dance Class - 7:30 pm
Dang Show - 8:45 pm

 

SUNDAY | 12–6 pm
Amely Zhou - 12, 1, & 3 pm
Labyrinth Ontario Showcase - 2 pm
Ensemble Topaz - 3 pm
Kamancello & Gros Morne House Band - 4 pm
Sina Bathaie Ensemble - 5:15 pm
 

 

Tours:

  • Museum Collection Tour – $10 (Sat & Sun, 11 am and 3 pm)
  • Architecture Tour – $10 (Sat & Sun, 12:30 pm)
  • Family Tours – FREE (Sat & Sun, 1 pm and 2:30 pm)
  • ICT Tours – FREE (Sat 11 am–3:30 pm, every 30 minutes)

 

 

Market:

  • Food Vendors (Sat. 12–10 pm & Sun. 12–6 pm)
  • Artisan Market (Sat & Sun, 12­–6 pm)

 

Art:

  • Our Sustainable Future: Student Photography Exhibition (Sat 10 am–8 pm & Sun 10 am–6 pm)
  • Museum Collection (Sat 10 am–8 pm & Sun 10 am–6 pm)
  • Bellerive Room (Sat 10 am–8 pm & Sun 10 am–6 pm)

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With support from


Government of Canada logo, Government of Ontario logo, Ontario Arts Council logo, and Modern Niagara logo


Programming partners


Small World Music logo, Wavelength logo, Gros Morne Summer Music logo, the Music Gallery logo, and Labyrinth Ontario logo


Site Partners


Aga Khan Park logo and Ismail Centre logo

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